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22 Cards in this Set

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OTOMY
Cutting into - example Tracheotomy - cutting into the trachea
OUS
Like - example Bilious - Like Bile
PATHY
Disease of - example - Adenopathy - Disease of the glands
PENIA
Lack of - example Leucopenia - Lack of white blood cells
PEPSIA
Digestion - example Dyspepsia - Indigestion
PEXY
Fixing of - example - Orchidopexy - fixing of an undescended testicle
PHAGIA
Swallowing - example - Dysphagia - Difficulty in swallowing
PHASIA
Speech - example Aphasia - Without speech
PLASTY
Repair of - example Athroplasty - repair of a joint
PLEGIA
Paralasis - example - Hemiplegia - paralysis of one side of the body
RRAPHY
Suturing of - example -Colporraphy - stitching of the vagina
RRHAGE
Excessive flow - example - Haemorrhage - Excessive bleeding
RRHOEA
Excessive discharge - example -Otorrhoea - Discharge from ear
RHYTHMIA
Rhythm - example Arrhythmia - Lack of rhythm (usually heart)
SCOPE
Instrument for looking into - example Auriscope - Instrument for looking into the ears
SIS
State of - example - paralysis - State of being parlysed
SOMATIC
Relating to the body - example - Psychosomatic - Relating to the body but arising in the mind
STASIS
Slowing down or stopping - example - Haemostasis - Slowing down or stopping of blood
TOME
Instrument for cutting - example - Osteotome - Instrument for cutting bone
TRIPSY
Surgical Crushing - example Lithotripsy - Destruction of stones
TROPHY
Development or growth - example - Dystrophy - Defective development
URIA
Relating to urine - example - Polyuria - Increased amounts of urine